Eduardo Cima de Morais

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January 7, 2002

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About Athlete

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm” Winston Churchill

Everything is possible if you dream big and work hard. It’s not what you have, it’s what you do with what you have” Andy Murray mother

These phrases represent what I am and what I want from life: hard work, dream BIG and never regret anything if you give your best from you and for the team

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Teams

• UTR:
Singles: #11
Doubles: #12
• ITF Junior: best 1.030

• Tennis Europe (TE) u12: ranking n.a.
3 Titles singles
2 Titles doubles
1 Final doubles
National Ranking u12: best #1

• Tennis Europe (TE) u14: best #29
2 Titles doubles
3 Finals doubles
National Ranking u14: best #1

• TE Boys All: best #106
1 Final singles
7 Titles doubles
National Ranking u16: best #2

Championships
2020:

¼ final ITF J4 Cairo

Planned rest of the year:

•        May:ITF J3 Portugal week1

•        May: J3 Portugal week2

•        July: J3 Germany week1

•        July: J3 Germany week2

•        July: J2 Switzerland

•        July: Nationals Finals Tem event u18

•        August: J4 Portugal week1

•        August: J4 Portugal week2

•        August: J5 Portugal week3

•        August: National championships u18

•        September:J2 Serbia week1

•        September:J2 Serbia week2

 

2019

•        Winner National Championship u16 – doubles

•        Semi-Final National Championship u16 – singles

•        Finalist National Team Championship u16

•        3th place National Masters u16 in singles

•        1/4 Final ITF Junior Leiria G4

•        Winner TE Internacional Indutel OPorto Junior Cup u16 – doubles

•        1/2 Final Internacional TE Beloura u16 – singles (

•        1/2 Final Internacional TE Porto u16 - singles

•        1/2 Final Internacional TE Germany u16 – Doubles

•        Finalist Internacional TE Penina u16 – doubles

•        1/2 Final Internacional TE Penina u16 – singles

 

2018

•        Winner TE Internacional TE Maia u16 – doubles

•        Winner TE Internacional TE Beloura u16 – doubles

•        Winner TE Internacional Indutel OPorto Junior Cup u16 – singles

•        Finalist TE Internacional Indutel OPorto Junior Cup u16 – Singles

•        Winner TE Hitec Luxemburg Junior Open u16 – doubles

 

2017:

•        Finalist of Dr. Oetker Junior Trophy - cat 1 (Romenia) International Tournament TE in doubles

•        Winner of Portimão Open – cat 3 (Portugal) International Tournament TE in doubles

•        Finalist of Vilamoura Open - cat 3 (Portugal) International Tournament TE in doubles

•        Semi-Finalist of Vilamoura Open - cat 3 (Portugal) International Tournament TE in singles

•        Finalist of Dr. Oetker Junior Trophy - cat 1 (Romenia) International Tournament TE in doubles

•        2017 National Team Champion

 

2016:

•        Semi-Finalist of Tel-Aviv Open – cat 2 (Israel) TE in doubles and quarter-finalist in singles

•        Winner in Doubles of Dublin week II – cat 3 (Ireland) TE and Semi-Finalist in Singles

•        Finalist of Portimão Open – cat 3 (Portugal) International Tournament TE in doubles

•        Awarded Outstanding Athlete by the Câmara Municipal de Cascais for its achievments througout 2015 (individual & team event)

•        Awarded by the IPDJ (Instituto Português de Desporto e Juventude) High Performance athlete status

 

2015:

•        3th place in the Junior Orange Bowl under 12 age Group. Held in Miami is the most prestigious tournament in the world for this age group with more than 400 juniors entering (Miami-USA)

•        Winner of International under-12 age group Tournament TE in singles – (Top 10/12 Bressuire /France) and semi-finalist in doubles

•        2015 National Champion u12 in singles

•        2015 Finalist in the National Championship in doubles u12

•        National Team Champion for the 3rd sucessive year (2015/14/13)

•        Member of the National team that qualified (in Haren–Holland) for the Nations European Championships  held in Turkey for the top 8 european nations. Portugal qualified in 5th position, best ever for this age group

•        Winner of Azores Open TE in singles (for the 2nd successive year) and doubles

•        Semi-Finalist of Open Super Auray (France) TE in singles

•        Semi-Finalist of 25eme Passagespoir (France) TE in singles

•        Winner of Gran Canaria Yellow Bowl (Spain) TE in doubles

  • Awarded Outstanding Athlete by the Câmara Municipal de Cascais for its achievements throughout 2019 (individual)
  • Awarded Outstanding Athlete by the Câmara Municipal de Cascais for its achievements throughout 2015 (individual & team event)
  • Awarded revelation award of Open Super Auray u12 (France) TE in singles (2015)
  • Awarded by the IPDJ (Instituto Português de Desporto e Juventude) High Performance athlete status (2015)

 

 

Additional sporting info

• Babolat España-Europe has offered Eduardo Morais a full International Junior Endorsement, becoming the first under 12 Portuguese player to have such a contract from the French company,
• Full International Sponsorships are, in general, given to older athletes, starting with the under 14 years-old age group. This represents the recognition and endorsement in terms of awareness of the brand “Babolat”, that invests in Eduardo Morais’s potential.
• This Sponsorship was renovated for 2 more years lasting at least throughout high school

What makes you different?

- Mentally highly stable and very strong
- Highly Competitive and internationally experienced (being travel-ling the junior European and World junior tour since 10 years old)
- Hard working with sacrifice ability
- Good track record under pressure
- Practices every morning at 7 am before going to school

Why do you want to compete in college?

Being able to enroll in a top academic university and also com-pete with the best in an extremely competitive championship that year after year attracts the best juniors on the world circuit is my the dream and what I have dedicated most of my his life.

College Goals?

- Help the team to be conference champion and NCAA cham-pion
- Be able to excel both individual and as a team player
- Academically make all efforts to sustain the high level of proficiency that I had in high school and be a honor student

Anything else we should know?

I started playing tennis since 5 years old.
Tennis is my passion from a very early age.
For that I have been working really hard and prepared at every age group the technical/ tactical/ mental and physical aspects of the game with my coaches.
I have being privileged to be able to travel around the world and meet many players and cultures
Apart from Tennis my personal interests are also studying and playing soccer;
I expect and will also work hard to successfully finish university with honors

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